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  • S.Korea, US set to begin annual joint military drills

    Date: 2015-03-01 10:47:27 GMT - south korea - World - SN:36 - ID:2064773

    SEOUL, March 1 (MENA) – South Korea and the United States will kick off their annual joint military drills this week, the Combined Forces Command (CFC) said Sunday, amid North Korea's repeated threats against the exercises, Yonhap reported. The ....

  • S. Korea, China, Japan to hold high-level talks ahead of FM meeting

    Date: 2015-03-01 10:40:37 GMT - south korea - World - SN:34 - ID:2064485

    SEOUL, March 1 (MENA) - South Korea, China and Japan have agreed to hold a meeting of high-ranking diplomats in Seoul ahead of the three nations' foreign ministerial meeting, multiple government sources here said Sunday, according to Yonhap News ....

  • Park leaves for Kuwait on first leg of four-nation Mideast tour

    Date: 2015-03-01 10:30:40 GMT - south korea - World - SN:29 - ID:2064241

    SEOUL, March 1 (MENA) - South Korean President Park Geun-hye left for Kuwait on Sunday on a nine-day, four-nation trip to the Middle East expected to focus on wide-ranging economic cooperation beyond energy and construction, Yonhap reported. The ....

  • Venezuela to shrink US embassy staff, require tourist visas

    Date: 2015-03-01 08:22:49 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:15 - ID:2063705

    CARACAS, March 1 (MENA) – Venezuela will shrink the size of the US Embassy staff, limit the activities of US diplomats and require American citizens to apply for visas if they want to come bask on the beach, ABC News reported on Sunday. Speaking ....

  • Members of Russian presidential council to monitor Nemtsov funeral march

    Date: 2015-03-01 07:51:53 GMT - Russia - World - SN:10 - ID:2063537

    MOSCOW, March 1 (MENA) - According to a statement, posted on the council's website, six of its members will attend the Sunday march, monitoring the situation, Sputnik reported. Nemtsov, who served as Russian deputy prime minister under the ....

  • Park urges Japan to quickly restore honor of S. Korean sex slaves

    Date: 2015-03-01 07:42:30 GMT - south korea - World - SN:8 - ID:2063409

    SEOUL, March 1 (MENA) - South Korean President Park Geun-hye pressed Japan on Sunday to quickly address the issue of former South Korean sex slaves for Japan's World War II soldiers, saying time is running short for the elderly victims seeking ....

  • Greek police arrest 2 suspected members of anarchist group

    Date: 2015-02-28 21:19:37 GMT - Greece - World - SN:147 - ID:2062889

    ATHENS, Feb 28 (MENA) - Greek police say they have arrested two people allegedly belonging to armed anarchist group Conspiracy Nuclei of Fire, ABC News reported. The two men, aged 39 and 28, were arrested Saturday, according to police chief ....

  • 15 tons of marijuana seized on US-Mexico border

    Date: 2015-02-28 21:11:16 GMT - USA - World - SN:146 - ID:2062689

    WASHINGTON, Feb 28 (MENA) - US Federal authorities have seized more than 15 tons of marijuana in a near-record bust at a border crossing in Southern California, ABC News reported. More than 1,200 packages of marijuana valued at nearly $19 million ....

  • Britain’s Prince William visits Fukushima with Abe

    Date: 2015-02-28 20:45:47 GMT - Japan - World - SN:142 - ID:2062789

    TOKYO, Feb 28 (MENA) – Britain’s Prince William visited Fukushima on Saturday with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to attempt to allay safety concerns in the prefecture due to the nuclear disaster, the Japan Times reported. The 32-year-old ....

  • Jailed Kurdish leader calls on PKK to lay down arms

    Date: 2015-02-28 19:57:46 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:139 - ID:2062577

    ANKARA, Feb 28 (MENA) – Imprisoned Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan has called on his fighters to lay down arms as part of a peace process to end a 30-year insurgency, Turkey's main Kurdish party said Saturday, ABC News reported. Ocalan is ....

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